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Milford, Kate.
New York : Clarion, 2014
IL 5-8, RL 5.8

(2 booktalks)

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Booktlak #1

Milo and his family run an inn in a smugglerís town.  It is supposed to be a quiet winter break with just the family, but several guests arrive at the Greenglass House and, due to snow, stay for the break.  Each guest has a secretive reason for coming to Greenglass House. As Milo and his new friend Meddy try to unravel the motives, things only become more mysterious.  Secrets, an old attic and buried treasure will keep you and Milo on your toes!    (Booktalk by Pennsylvania Young Readerís Choice Award Committee)

Booktalk #2

Twelve-year-old Milo is ready to spend a cozy holiday season snuggled up with his mother and father. Much to his dismay, his family inn begins receiving an unexpected number of guests, each more secretive than the next. Why are they all arriving at the Greenglass House? And what secrets are they hiding? Even the impending blizzard doesnít slow the rush of incredible characters to the innís doorstep. With the help of his newfound friend Meddy, Milo concocts a plan to unravel the visitorsí shadowy pasts and their connection to the Greenglass House.    (Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award DCF 2015 - 2016)

SUBJECTS:     Adoption -- Fiction.
                        Hotels, motels, etc. -- Fiction.
                        Magic -- Fiction.
                        Mystery and detective stories.
                        Mystery fiction.

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